Armstrong Flooring (AFI) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows
Headlines about Armstrong Flooring (NYSE:AFI) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Armstrong Flooring earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the construction company an impact score of 47.4937885354771 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on AFI shares. Stifel Nicolaus cut their target price on shares of Armstrong Flooring from $15.00 to $13.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, May 9th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Armstrong Flooring from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, May 11th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Armstrong Flooring from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 8th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $17.00.
Shares of NYSE AFI opened at $17.80 on Tuesday. Armstrong Flooring has a 1 year low of $12.03 and a 1 year high of $17.91. The stock has a market cap of $449.98 million, a P/E ratio of 84.76, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.88 and a beta of 2.03. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13, a current ratio of 2.43 and a quick ratio of 0.93.
Armstrong Flooring Company Profile
Armstrong Flooring, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, sources, and sells flooring products in North America and the Pacific Rim. It operates through two segments, Resilient Flooring and Wood Flooring. The Resilient Flooring segment offers a range of floor coverings primarily for homes and commercial buildings under the Armstrong brand; and luxury vinyl tile products, vinyl tile flooring, vinyl sheet products, and laminate products, as well as installs and maintains materials and accessories.
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